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  1. What is a black hole – mathematically?

    ... hole is about as extensive as my knowledge on ancient Greek poetry... if you catch my drift, haha. But given the things we know about ...

    Rachel - 7 Dec 2020 - 13:23 - 7 comments

  2. Maths in a minute: the Fibonacci sequence

    ... who came across this sequence while studying Sanskrit poetry. More information on this can be found, for example, on the wikipedia ... arose from a completely different (and surprising!) context- poetry! reply ...

    Rachel - 10 Aug 2020 - 12:47 - 3 comments

  3. Poetry with maths

    ... is beautiful. Math poetry Permalink Submitted by JonFC on November 12, ...

    Marianne - 8 Apr 2020 - 15:46 - 2 comments

  4. Maths behind the rainbow

    ... John Keats was horrified. Keats complained (through poetry of course) that a mathematical explanation robbed these marvels of ...

    Marianne - 3 Feb 2020 - 12:51 - 6 comments

  5. 'Numbers at work'

    ... Numbers can be found "at work" in the rhyme and metre of poetry and in the misery and elation of the roulette table, in the structure of ...

    plusadmin - 25 Apr 2019 - 15:14 - 0 comments

  6. 'The mathematician's brain'

    ... and even a multilingual analysis and appreciation of poetry. The mathematics begins in earnest in chapter 2 as does the witty ...

    plusadmin - 25 Apr 2019 - 15:15 - 0 comments

  7. 'The eternal golden braid: Gödel Escher Bach'

    ... paintings (see the video below for an example) and poetry (try Bot or not , it's fun). Again, a certain lack of edge, a ...

    Marianne - 16 Apr 2019 - 13:18 - 0 comments

  8. Career interview: Systems engineer

    ... it comes to satellites, the celestial sphere, despite its poetry, clearly won't do. You need to consult the laws that govern the ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 07:53 - 0 comments

  9. The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft

    ... Director of MSRI . He is the author of the book Poetry of the Universe: A Mathematical Exploration of the Cosmos and chaired ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 10:50 - 0 comments

  10. We must know, we will know

    ... of the course. In her spare time, she enjoys writing poetry, walking and reading about the history of mathematics and science. ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 10:50 - 0 comments